Librespot addon

  • I unistalled the plugin, deleted the settings folder, installed again, but i still get the same error.


  • LibreELEC 9.0 running on Raspi3

    Spotify 8.4.82.664 running on android 8.0.0


    librespot-log:

    http://ix.io/1v4h


    With the LE8-system and librespot, spotify sees the new device directly.

    With the LE9-system unfortunately it doesn't... From the log however it seems that librespot is not running, right?

  • I installed Librespot 8.2.111 on LibreELEC 8.2.5 on an RPi3B+. I can connect from my Android phone (Spotify version 8.4.82.664) and start playing, but after a few tracks, it stops. From that point I am unable to reconnect to Librespot from my phone until I reboot LibreELEC.


    I have:

    set wait for network in LibreELEC settings

    left username and password blank

    tried Kodi mode


    LibreELEC log:

    http://ix.io/1vte


    journalctl -u service.librespot:


    I can see it claims that the connection was reset by peer, but I'm not doing anything. I found a related Github issue, but I'm not having this issue with the Volumio plugin which is based on Librespot. I've read a few comments (though I'm not sure they are relevant to this issue) from users who removed PulseAudio to fix Librespot. Is that an option on LibreELEC?


    In summary, a LibreELEC device only behaves as a Spotify Connect client while it is not playing a media.

    Last time I checked, a PS4 behaves the same: it will not play Spotify while a game is played.

    It makes sense when parents and teenagers share such devices ;)

    The addon could be updated to switch this behaviour on or off, but I neither have time or a need for it. Contributions are welcome

    That has never been true. The PS4 Spotify app launched with support for music during games and still has it.

  • XelNika


    Librespot does not exit upon network failure.This is a known bug that no developer was able to fix up to now, see eg Panic does not exit · Issue #226 · librespot-org/librespot · GitHub. One solution is to use a stable network connection.


    If you think pulseaudio is the problem, then use ALSA mode: Librespot for LibreELEC only uses pulseaudio in Kodi mode, to stream to Kodi.


    As for disabling Librespot during Kodi playback, it is an implementation choice: the user of Kodi (me) has precedence over Spotify users (my teenagers). If you value this feature less than I do, feel free to change the corresponding Python code here LibreELEC.tv/ls_player.py at master · LibreELEC/LibreELEC.tv · GitHub


    Coders are welcome!

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  • hi,

    Thanks for the add on, it works great on kodi LibreELEC 9.


    Is there a feature that keeps the screen black when the next song is starting?

    That would be very nice because I hear a lot of audiobooks about the addon. :-).

  • hi,

    Thanks for the add on, it works great on kodi LibreELEC 9.


    Is there a feature that keeps the screen black when the next song is starting?

    That would be very nice because I hear a lot of audiobooks about the addon. :-).

    Try to use ALSA output mode.

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  • Hi, thanks for this great add-on, finally I can play Spotify over my RPi 3/Kodi. The only thing is that I can't see artist, title or playing time on the on screen display. I have to look at Spotify on my smartphone to see what I'm playing. The only thing I do see on my Kodi screen is a notification in the upper right corner which DOES display artist and title. So somehow Kodi receives this information whenever a song starts. Is there a way to display this information in the OSD permanently, throughout the entire song? Are there any settings I can tweak?

  • Hi, thanks for this great add-on, finally I can play Spotify over my RPi 3/Kodi. The only thing is that I can't see artist, title or playing time on the on screen display. I have to look at Spotify on my smartphone to see what I'm playing. The only thing I do see on my Kodi screen is a notification in the upper right corner which DOES display artist and title. So somehow Kodi receives this information whenever a song starts. Is there a way to display this information in the OSD permanently, throughout the entire song? Are there any settings I can tweak?

    This feature is only available with LibreELEC version 9.0, when you set Librespot to use Kodi mode.

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  • Thanks!


    Before testing it (I really depend on this addon 8))


    Just making sure - Chromebox is still supported right?

    If you have issues with the preview, then simply revert to the latest release (with update).

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